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Bay Area Tech Fuels Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts

By Scott Budman
|  Wednesday, Nov 13, 2013  |  Updated 8:43 AM PDT
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For instance, San Francisco-based Mozilla, which has produced web browser Firefox, has created a way to donate to the Red Cross with one click. Scott Budman reports.

For instance, San Francisco-based Mozilla, which has produced web browser Firefox, has created a way to donate to the Red Cross with one click. Scott Budman reports.

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Relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan victims are being fueled by Bay Area technology.

San Francisco-based Mozilla, which has produced web browser Firefox, has created a way to donate to the Red Cross with one click.

"It means a lot to be in a position to help," said Debbie Cohen of Mozilla.

MORE: Thousands Look to Escape Misery in Typhoon-Hit City

In Cupertino, Apple has also installed on its iTunes page a way for people to instantly donate to relief efforts.

Technology is the latest way the Bay Area is lending a hand to aid those affected in the Philippines.

San Jose State University students this week started relief drives to collect food, clothing and other items to be sent to victims.

MORE: SJSU Students Start Relief Drive for Typhoon Haiyan Victims

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